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United Nations Votes 191-2 To Condemn US Embargo Against Cuba By
In the first United Nations vote on a resolution condemning the U.S. embargo against Cuba since the two countries renewed diplomatic ties in July, Cuba scored its biggest victory yet as the General Assembly voted 191-2 to adopt the...
Canadian Military Explored Plan To Fully Integrate Forces With U.S. By
CBC News has learned that a Canadian military effort to formally create integrated forces with the United States for expeditionary operations included an even more ambitious option — a plan to fully integrate military forces, explored during a meeting with the top generals...
Assata Shakur: A Pawn In The US-Cuba Game? By
In this April 25, 1977 file photo, Joanne Chesimard, a member of the Black Panther Party and Black Liberation Army, leaves Middlesex County courthouse in New Brunswick, N.J.  Now known as Assata Shakur, she was convicted in 1977 of killing a New Jersey state trooper four...
Voices Of Dissent Reject The US-Friendly Narrative On Ukraine By
Amid the fast-moving and often confusing daily developments in Ukraine, it has fallen to relatively few journalists and observers to challenge the dominant western media narrative in order to expose that claims made by top policy officials and lawmakers in the U.S. and...
Analysis: America’s Middle Class Falters As Nation’s Richest Rise By
The income inequality gap between the wealthy and those considered to be lower- and middle class is skyrocketing in the U.S. compared to other countries historically known to be less affluent, according to a new analysis published Tuesday. The findings are based on a joint...
Analysis: Weak US Hand In Ukraine Confrontation By
WASHINGTON — Nearly a quarter century after the Cold War ended, the crisis in Ukraine symbolizes the weak foreign policy hand the United States often finds itself playing despite its status as the only global superpower. With a military confrontation with Russia off the...
Violent Gun Battle Shatters Short-Lived Truce In Ukraine By
A brokered Easter weekend truce in Ukraine that followed on an international agreement designed to reduce tensions last week was shattered early Sunday morning when a gun battle in the eastern part of the country resulted in the death of several people. Early details vary...
UN Human Rights Body Slams US Over Targeted Assassinations By
The United States “should revisit its position regarding legal justifications for the use of deadly force through drone attacks,” a UN human rights body stated Thursday. In its concluding observations on the United States’ compliance with the International...
In New Row, Israel At Odds With US Over Travel Visas By
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — With the United States irked at Israel over its settlement policies and the lack of progress in peace talks, an obscure diplomatic classification has emerged as a new sticking point between the two close allies. To ease the travel of its citizens,...
Govt Spies Hacked Into Live Webcam Chats Of Millions By
The latest documents leaked to journalists by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and published Thursday in the Guardian newspaper reveal that the British GCHQ spy agency—with possible assistance from its U.S. counterpart—built and maintained a program that allowed it...